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Pet Health Tip: Cricket Food

Pet reptiles get the nutrients they need to be healthy from the crickets and worms we feed them, so it's important that the crickets and worms eat something that makes them as nutritious as possible for our pet reptiles. We've added Fluker's High Calcium Cricket Diet to help make this task easy. Check it out here.

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Caring for Crickets

Keeping your crickets alive and healthy is very simple. Crickets have three main requirements:  A large, clean container with enough room- The bin you receive your crickets in is perfect for the amount you ordered. The bin will have enough egg carton to give the crickets opportunity to hide and avoid getting trampled be each other. The egg carton gives more surface area for the crickets to climb since they cannot climb the sides of the bin, which is a good thing if you want to keep your house free of stray crickets! Your job is to make sure the bin is clean by removing uneaten food and any dead crickets on a daily basis. Also, keep the bin well...

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Caring for Superworms

Keeping your Superworms happy and healthy is very easy. Simply make sure you have a large enough plastic bin to house them, some bran or wheat germ for them to burrow in and munch on, and a source of moisture, such as a piece of vegetable or fruit. The bin can be found at any Canadian Tire or similar store, while the wheat germ and bran can be found in the cereal aisle of most grocery stores.  When offering vegetables or fruit to your superworms, make sure to offer small amounts at a time to ensure the vegetables don't spoil before the worms get to eat them all. Recommended vegetables or fruit include: apples, pears, greens (leafy lettuce, kale, or other...

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Caring for Bearded Dragons

  Bearded Dragons are a close second to the Leopard Gecko when it comes to being the most common reptile kept as a pet. This is for good reason as they are also very easy to maintain and are one of the more friendly and outgoing reptiles you will find. Growing to an average size of 12 to 18 inches in length, Beardies need a medium to large terrarium ranging between 50-75 gallons. They originate from the Australian outback and as such require a hot and dry environment. To help create this environment the terrarium should have a heat lamp to maintain the ideal temperature of 85-90 degrees fahrenheit. It should also have a UV lamp to simulate the UV...

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